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. to television viewers who watched "the sopranos" or the jersey shore or listen to bruce springsteen sing about this place, there might be a sense of familiarity of it. but for millions of americans, this is a deep personal loss. >> that pier was beautiful. it had great rides. every one of you people or half you people has been on that pier. >> reporter: summer memories, a place where their parents brought them and they brought their own kids. until now, until this. harry smith is a councilman and business owner. his family ran the beach umbrella concession. it's gone now. >> this is heartbreaking. i've lived here my whole life. devastated. >> reporter: the best known and most dra mmatic image, the star jet roller coaster. it sat on the pier that used to run 300 yards out to sea along with three dozen other famed rides and attractions. this, for example, was the scrambler. less than a mile away. fun town pier, where we find bob stewart standing where his office used to be. >> i have never seen anything like it. this building where we're standing, i have pictures of it from the 1890 or something
, bruce springsteen, jon bon jovi.
of the many stars last night who came together for hurricane sandy relief joined by billy joel, bruce springsteen, christina aguilera, aero smith, sting, mary j. blige for hurricane sandy coming together. the nbc telethon raised money for the red cross to go to sandy victims up and down the east coast. >>> for several of last night's performers the devastation on the jersey shore hits close to home. >> back stage jon bon jovi, springsteen and comedian john stewart jokingly referred to themselves as the jersey boys and said that for an event that had to come together so swiftly it was worth it to help rebuild the communities and landmarks that are so dear and near to them. >> you know, i think we've all spent a lot of time and we make pleas for certain crises and disasters in far away lands so now it is our house. you're like, you understand you're -- it's a strange feeling. you kind of swallow your pride a little bit. even to say, hey man, we need help here, is not an easy thing to do. you know, a proud area. >> reporter: you can still donate to help those affected by sandy. just go t
? >> steve: they are trying to squeeze things in. bon jovi and bruce springsteen support barack obama and in fact mr. springsteen traveled with the president of the united states. where are the conservative performers? there are not any on the line up. when nbc did the event for katrina, do you remember kan ye west where he said george bush doesn't care about black people? how is nbc -- that is the picture right there. how isng to control it? rickk rickk i am sorry, gretchen last one for hurricane katrina was 10 days after. at leastt. maybe 9/11 and 10 days after and let the city get its feet under itself before they went to this is a rushed job because the election is three days after. >> steve: is it a hurricane benefit or a concert for obama? >> gretchen: headlines this morning. he may be on obama's job council but supporting romney. paul otillini. he critized the president for not doing more to create jobs and a stimulus plan. the president's job's council hasn't met since january. >> eric: hits keep coming on lance armstrong. if he doped in the 2000 olympicses in sydney where he
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